Category Advocacy
30 Mar

Hak örgütleri Türkiye’yi COVID-19 riskiyle karşı karşıya olan mahpus gazeteciler, insan hakları savunucuları ve diğer kişileri bir an önce serbest bırakmaya çağırıyor

Aşağıda imzası bulunan kuruluşlar Türkiye yetkililerini, sadece haklarını kullandıkları için tutuklanan ya da hüküm giyen gazeteciler, insan hakları savunucuları ve diğer kişileri derhal ve koşulsuz olarak serbest bırakmaya çağırmaktadır.

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30 Mar

Turkey: Call for urgent release of imprisoned journalists, human rights defenders and others, now at risk of Covid-19

The undersigned organisations call on the Turkish authorities to immediately and unconditionally release journalists, human rights defenders and others who have been charged or convicted simply for exercising their rights.

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30 Mar

Seven organisations call on the Slovenian government to stop harassing an investigative journalist

In a letter addressed to the Slovenian Minister of Interior Aleš Hojs on Monday 23 March, the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), RSF and five other organisations voice their concern regarding the security of the journalist Blaž Zaga.

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25 Mar

Turkey: Call for Action to Protect Prisoners from COVID19 Pandemic

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25 Mar

Call for Europe’s leaders to protect free flow of information to tackle COVID-19

We are writing to express our profound concerns about the dangers of governments taking advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic to punish independent and critical media and to introduce restrictions on the access of media to government decision making and action.

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19 Mar

ECPMF urges European leaders to respect freedom of expression during the corona crisis

We, the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), call on European leaders not to exploit emergency measures to legitimise restrictions on press and media freedom during the crisis caused by Covid-19 in any way.

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17 Mar

Free at last: Investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarlì freed from prison in Azerbaijan

Investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli has been released from Prison 16 in Azerbaijan after three years of arbitrary detention. His release comes after a court pronounced him free on Tuesday afternoon. On 12 January 2018, Mukhtarli was sentenced to six years in prison by the Belakani District Court of Azerbaijan.

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16 Mar

Turkey: Call to end advertising ban on Evrensel

Turkey's independent media outlet Evrensel risks losing public advertising funds due to 6-month indefinite ban imposed by state Ad Agency BIK. Evrensel has been target of continuous judicial & financial harassment for its critical reporting.

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11 Mar

Threats to journalists: The ’new normal’ in Germany

The first month of 2020 shows that journalists continue to face violent attacks against members of their profession. In January alone, media workers were attacked in five different incidents.

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11 Mar

Joint request to all Members of Parliament of the Czech Republic to Preserve Freedom and Independence of Public Service TV

Today, as Members of Parliament are going to elect six new Council members of Czech TV (Česká televize), we ask you to choose from the 18 candidates independently from any political interference or attempts to exert influence.

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